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Biological research seminar

Czech Space Office organizes a workshop for Czech scientific community on biological and astrobiologického research. The aim is to apprise the participants with possibilities of realization of the experiments and forthcoming ESA challenges in usage of the International Space Station and terrestrial scientific equipment. Registration is open till 11th June 2013.

CSO supports students

Space enthusiasts are likely to have a busy time this year. Like in previous years, there are many programs with support of the Czech Space Office available for them. Space education opportunities are available for kids of all age starting from kindergarten to university students.

Focus on asteroids

Several small meteorites impacted Russia causing damage this morning. Bigger asteroid will pass by Earth in its close proximity this evening. Not only Czech academic and university departments, which are occupied with observing the proximity of Earth, are studying such phenomena.

Space year 2013

Czech astronautics made big achievements linked to two important projects. Modified detectors Timepix are going to be lifted off in April on ESA Proba-V. In the early summer time, three Swarm satellites are expected to be put onto their orbits.

Participation in ESA projects

13th December 2012, Czech Space Office organizes a seminar December on Participation in ESA projects. The seminar is intended for workplaces with no or little experience with projects of the European Space Agency. Its contents are basic information about ESA and current opportunities for involvement in its activities.

The new IAF vicepresident

Czech astronautics earned another extraordinary success. Director of the Czech Space Office, Jan Kolar, became a vice-president of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). During his two-years at IAF he will focus on topics related to small countries and finance.

CSO on IAC in Naples

The 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will begin 1st October in Naples, Italy. The results of Czech space activities will be presented at the congress by the Czech Space Office that have its own exposure.


Czech high school students joined the final part of 2nd European competition CanSat, which took place in the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway. The goal of competing teams was to develop and test their own satellite, fitting into a can of drink. The competition is co-organized by the ESA and the Czech team was provided by CSO.